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State Rep. Raumesh Akbari makes a pitch for the presidential candidacy of Hillary Clinton during the rally at The LeMoyne-Owen College on Nov. 20. (Photo: Karanja A. Ajanaku)

State Rep. Raumesh Akbari makes a pitch for the presidential candidacy of Hillary Clinton during the rally at The LeMoyne-Owen College on Nov. 20. (Photo: Karanja A. Ajanaku)

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How a Memphis lawmaker quietly passed a law that may have kept your school from state takeover.

Last spring, State Rep. Raumesh Akbari shepherded into law a policy change that ended up protecting 10 struggling-but-improving from state intervention.

Last spring, State Rep. Raumesh Akbari shepherded into law a policy change that ended up protecting 10 struggling-but-improving from state intervention.